Parklet Survey

Example of a parklet

JP Centre/South Main Streets is looking for feedback and volunteers to bring parklets to Jamaica Plain Centre and South Streets. Please take a minute to complete our survey.

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LuMeNet recap!

LuMeNet with Sponsors and Logos

Many thanks to the attendees of this month’s LuMeNet series. This bi-monthly series meets at the JP Branch Library for an informal discussion of mentoring and networking for small business owners and entrepreneurs. It is always open and free to the public, with free lunch provided!

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First Thursday Scavenger Hunt Launch

First Thursday Scavenger Hunt

A very big THANK YOU to our Scavenger Hunt businesses for helping us launch this new event. We hope you had a great time getting to know the businesses and earning your prizes! Shout out to: J.P. Licks Streetcar Wine & Beer Cacao On Centre Faith’s Naturals and Cloud 9…

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February First Thursday Scavenger Hunt!

Logo for First Thursday Scavenger Hunt

This year, our First Thursday event will be a SCAVENGER HUNT with StriveOn, JP’s Mobile App. Download the app to your smartphone, and click the tile for First Thursday Scavenger Hunt. Follow the clues to find the participating businesses. You’ll be rewarded with special discounts and/or treats!

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LuMeNet February Meeting

LuMeNet with Sponsors and Logos

Our next Lunch for Mentoring and Networking meeting will be on Thursday, February 14, 12:30-2:30pm, at the JP Branch Library. This meeting is free and open to the public, and lunch is provided. We know it will be Valentine’s Day, but it’s the perfect time to share the love amongst…

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Boing! JP’s Toy Shop on Boston 25!

Boing! Toy Shop

Did you happen to catch Kim Mitchell and Boing! Toy Shop on Boston 25 News? The news program covered the effects of Toys R’ Us’ closing on smaller retailers such as Boing! on December 17, 2018. Watch it here!

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Hatched on Chronicle

Hatched on tv

Two local businesses were recently featured on WCVB 5’s Chronicle, hatched and The Blue Frog Bakery! Liz Vittori-Koch of hatched discussed her shop and merchandise, with a special spotlight on the life-size rocking horse currently on view! Brad Brown of the Blue Frog Bakery, and JP Centre/South Main Streets Board…

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JP Holiday Stroll was LIT!

Board Member Brad Brown with Holiday Guests!

It turned out to be a great day for a Holiday Stroll on Saturday, Dec 1! So many events took place throughout the district, capped off with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus on the Mayor’s Enchanted Trolley Tour. Our tree at Monument Square is LIT and we’ll see…

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Small Biz Sat and #plasticfree – KIND of a big deal

Volunteers and Energy

Thank you to all who made it out to our Welcome Table for Small Business Saturday, November 24. Volunteers were manning the table from 12 to 4 PM in front of JP Licks. Shoppers who made it to the welcome table received a free canvas tote, while supplies lasted. We…

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Wondering why Boston is going plastic-free?

Plastic Free in Jp

If you’re wondering why Boston has enacted their plastic bag ordinance, here’s a good video that explains the recycling process, and how single-use plastic bags can cause problems within it. Let’s go #plasticfree in JP FIRST IN BOSTON! Start shopping today with reusable bags. This includes takeout at restaurants, and…

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